ENG Camera Operator Wanted at Newzroom Afrika

ENG Camera Operator Wanted at Newzroom Afrika. Applications are invited for the above-indicated vacancy within Newzroom Afrika. The incumbent will report to the production manager.

Job purpose

An ENG camera operator must have a steady hand and quick reflexes. Passion for story-telling and careful attention to detail. Meeting the story objective visually is the key deliverable for the operator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Follow the ENG standard operating procedures as prescribed by the department


  • Liaising with reporters for clear objectives and briefing to determine all aspects of

The story at hand

  • Ensure that all required technical equipment required for the shoot is checked;

Ready and signed out for use

  • Ensuring that the equipment is always safeguarded under your care
  • Providing practical and creative input to shooting of stories and news reporting
  • Selecting, assembling, and positioning equipment (cameras, stands, software etc.)   as layout for all shoots worked on
  • Test and prepare camera/s for angles or camera movements
  • Shoot story packages according to specified brief requirements
  • Capture and deliver on broadcast quality footage
  • Collaborate with make-up artists, lighting and sound staff to produce the best final

Effect for delivery (where applicable)

  • Efficiently resolve technical or practical issues on shoots
  • Bureau ENG Operator: work efficiently on Media Composer software to Edit

Packages as and when required

Skills and Competencies 

  • Matric
  • Proven experience as a camera operator
  • Up to date driver’s license and excellent driving skills
  • Experience operating relevant equipment (cameras, bonding units etc.)
  • Excellent theoretical knowledge of filming and capturing footage
  • Ability to understand and follow camera scripts/briefs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to think and act quickly
  • A team player
  • Attention to detail
  • Physical strength and stamina to carry heavy equipment
  • Excellent colour vision and hearing.

Closing Date: 15 October 2021

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